June 17, 2024 06:45 (IST)
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Farmers to get 100 pc rebate in electricity bills of tubewells in Uttar Pradesh, announces Yogi government

In a major relief to farmers in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has decided to extend 100 per cent rebate on the electricity bills of private tube wells in rural and urban areas with effect from April 1, 2023.

Ludhiana farmer sets example, earns Rs 31 Lakh from paddy straw management

In a remarkable example of innovation and environmental stewardship, Harinderjeet Singh Gill, a law graduate turned farmer from Nurpur Bet in Ludhiana, has demonstrated an effective and profitable way to manage paddy straw.

Centre committed to welfare of farmers: PM Modi

Hyderabad/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated the central government’s commitment to the welfare of the farmers.

Assam CM unveils roadmap to boost farmers' income through furniture industry integration

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has revealed a comprehensive roadmap aimed at integrating farmers into India's thriving furniture industry towards elevating farmers' income and fortifying the state's economy.

A cry from the fields: Empowering Punjab’s farmers with cold storage and infrastructure

Punjab, the land of fertile plains and abundant harvests, finds itself in a paradox of plenty as it watches its small-scale farmers, the backbone of the country’s agrarian economy, struggle with post-harvest losses.

Haryana farmers block national highway to Delhi over Minimum Support Price

New Delhi: Farmers once again took to protest as many of them from Haryana blocked the national highway to Delhi in Kurukshetra on Monday over the demand for Minimum Support Price (MSP) for sunflower seeds by the Haryana government.

India also needs 'smart villages' along with smart cities: Nitin Gadkari

Nashik (Maharashtra): India also needs "smart villages" along with “smart cities,” Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt launches Rs 879 cr food processing project to enhance income of farmers

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a crucial project to  revolutionize the food-processing sector and transform the lives of farmers in the UT, media reports said.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court cancels bail of Union Minister's son

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the bail granted by a lower court to Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, who is accused of killing farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri last year, media reports said.

Punjab: Police's lathicharge allegedly hurts 7 Muktsar farmers protesting over relief for crop loss

Muktsar/IBNS: Seven BKU (Ekta-Ugrahan) farmers, who were protesting over the relief for cotton crop loss, were hurt after police allegedly lathicharged them outside the Lambi tehsil office in Punjab's Muktsar district, media reports said.

Will give free electricity to farmers: Amit Shah promises UP voters

Firozabad/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday, while appealing to the people to give a second chance to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, announced that free electricity will be given to the farmers.

PM’s apology still incomplete: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete his apology by fulfilling all demands of protesting farmers.

Truck rams into women farmers in Haryana, three die

New Delhi/IBNS: Three lives were lost when a truck allegedly rammed into women farmers in Haryana's Jhajjar district Thursday morning, media reports said.

Crops destroyed due to rains: Delhi announces Rs. 50,000 per hectare of farmland compensation to farmers

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government has decided to compensate all the farmers whose crops were destroyed in the unseasonal rains the national capital received this year.

Yogi govt doing injustice to paddy farmers: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday accused the state government of doing gross injustice to the paddy growing farmers.